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Author Whisnant, David E., 1938-

Title Rascally signs in sacred places : the politics of culture in Nicaragua / David E. Whisnant
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1995]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 569 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary "Anthropology meets cultural studies (popular and otherwise) and historiography with a remarkable theoretical and investigative depth. A wide range of topics includes the title essay on 19th-century culture; culture under Somoza (the elder) and resistance to that culture; Sandinista culture and resistance thereto; 19th-century looting of antiquities; gender; the political cultures surrounding Rubén Dario and Augusto Sandino; and effective introductory and concluding remarks"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-540) and index
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Description based on print version record
Subject Politics and culture -- Nicaragua -- History.
Nicaragua -- Civilization.
Nicaragua -- Cultural policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807866261 (electronic bk.)
1469600161 (electronic bk.)
9780807866269 (electronic bk.)
9781469600161 (electronic bk.)
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